St. Paul Lutheren Church & School

ST. PAUL PRAYER LIST   –   Week of November 13, 2022

1.      We pray for those celebrating birthdays this week:  Jared Ronk, Donna Burge, Jarrod Laramore, Stephanie Nash, Mark Clemens, Sherry Whitson & Marshall Blanken. Happy Birthday!

* Psalm 104:33 – “I will sing praise to my God as long as I live!”

2.   We lift up our loved ones with health concerns:

+ Carolyn Donald (course of treatment for bone cancer will be chemotherapy injections; starting soon)

+ Larry Nance (Joan’s husband, feeling better after a blood-transfusion due to low hemoglobin levels)

+ Fred Berg (continues his convalescence at home; awaits further hernia surgery, perhaps in January)

+ Anna Foster (following for her 32nd round of chemo this past week)

+ John Ochs & Larry Bass (both under Hospice Care: Larry, at home; John, at Twin Oak)

+ Nancy Fruechtenicht (continues to receive long-term care at Lansing Care & Rehab)

and those who battle cancer: Jeff Amthor; Carol Beisert; Carolyn Brueggemann; Kim Butz; Karen Curto; Georgeann Geis; David Goebel; Terrence Gonzalez; Twila Haecker; Heidi Hammell; Pat Haskins; Sophie Hicks; Donna Humble; Linda Koenig; Megan Langley; Debbie Lober; Jim McCarty; Ed Milburger; Sarah Peterson; Sue Pitts; Paul Prentiss; Mike Schmolt; Lyn St. Louis; Rev. Mark Schulz; David Schwinn; Darlene Sell; Greg Smith; Carol Spaeth; Ruby Stotsmeister; Jerry Thompson; Donna Thornton; Linette Wilson; James Woodard; Doris Woodward; Megan

*James 5:16 – “Pray for each other, so that you may be healed.”

3.   We seek the Lord’s blessing for:  … Phil & Gail Klotz (their children, most of their spouses, and much of their families), seeking travel mercies this weekend as they go to Jacksonville, FL, for his “ship reunion” from his time of service during the Korean Conflict ; … Cheryl Redpath, at the death of a close cousin, Jerry Shanty (also seeking comfort for his family);  … one of our own, facing personal, financial and spiritual difficulties due to a situation imposed upon them; … a young man in our community, seeking housing and support as he completes High School this year.

 * Genesis 28:3 – “May God almighty bless you!”

4.   We raise up the ministry of the Gospel: … praying the Lord’s continued blessing over November’s “Mission of the Month” – the 7th Street Feast – special gifts of $360 have already been given; … our SPLCS ministries – in addition to our School: Paul’s Buffet, the 7th St. Feast, the Community Garden, BackPack Buddies, our Facebook Livestream, L.I.F.T., Feast & Fellowship, and more – that the Lord would use all of them, and all of us, to bring people to know His saving grace (including our “Grace Bombing” of others in need of spiritual, emotional and physical support).

    * Romans 1:16 – “The gospel … is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.”

  1. We pray for our Nation:  … for the Lord’s blessing upon those in our Armed Forces, especially those deployed defending freedom: Shelby Long (Iraq) – and also upon our military veterans; … and for the Ukrainians (who continue to struggle under Russia’s continuation of war).

* Psalm 121:8 – “The Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.”